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Old 10-04-2002, 10:32 PM   #1
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making a setup disk


I'm trying to make a setup floppy since I can't boot from my cdrom, but whenever I try to copy boot.img from the images folder of my Red Hat 7.2 disk, it says there is not enough space on my disk (there actually is, I don't know what's wrong). I have already completely reformatted the floppy, so it's not that.

any suggestions?
 
Old 10-04-2002, 11:31 PM   #2
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you need to use rawrite to put the image on the disk using windows, in linux we use dd
 
Old 10-04-2002, 11:33 PM   #3
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the .img file is a filesystem image, you cannot create a boot disk by copying it to a floppy.
 
Old 10-04-2002, 11:37 PM   #4
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try dd fi=/path/boot.img fo=/dev/fd0
 
Old 10-05-2002, 12:19 AM   #5
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dd if=/path/boot.img of=/dev/fd0
 
Old 10-05-2002, 02:51 AM   #6
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thanks, I figured it out. For some reason my book says to place the image directly on the disk.
 
  


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